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He Built A Bridge Upon This Mountain

His hands were rough and ragged 

Working carpenter by trade 

Carving out his lonely world 

In everything that he made 

He strummed softly on his strings 

After hours in the sun 

And watched the full moon rise up 

Another day…

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Old Barn

Happy August everyone! Here is a video that Scott Nelson created of our new song, Old Barn! I hope you enjoy it! God Bless Scott and I thank him for all of his hard work!

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Lying awake

Here is a new one I wrote. rather rough, needs some sparkle still...

 

While this old city is under stars 

I lie awake, wonder where you are 

Fire dances with the old north wind 

Took my chances on you again 

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A messy song

I wrote this one but I can't really come up with a title other than "a messy song." haha! Hope you enjoy the story. Thanks, as always, for your support! 

He boarded up the ol' bait store 

Put a lock…

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The Cherokee 

A friend told me I needed to record some of my writings, so this is a rough recording of The Cherokee. Thank you for listening and all of the support, dear friends! 

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Tonight's Lullaby

When sunshine rusts into stardust 

Turquoise beams into indigo dreams 

With brier by her, she spins her spire 

In the forest  you must trust 

Her schemes of silver seams 

Foxfire admires her silken wire 

Focused, she hocused the unjust 

The…

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An old poem

Way back, well...way, way way back in 1989 I wrote the following poem. I was a freshman in high school and into dark heavy metal music. I wanted to write something that had depth and spoke of something other than…

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New Song! 

Last night I got a wonderful surprise from Gene Blair! He arranged and recorded something I wrote called A Time Will Come. Gene is so creative and has won so many awards for his work. I am blessed and humbled…

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Until...

I rode a southside train 

Til I ran out of change 

Left me stranded in a garden 

On some forgotten grange 

I walked about a mile 

Til I seen a friendly face 

He laughed…

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Happy 2019! 

Here is one for the old and new...

A time will come 

When I no longer see 

Will you walk 

Beside me? 

When my youth 

Begins to fade 

And the memories 

We…

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Cold In Carolina

I would like to share a new song with you all, Cold In Carolina. I wrote this one about a year ago watching the snow flurries and thinking about mountain times long ago. It's not really derived from any real…